COVID-19 Clinic & Testing

COVID-19 Clinic & Testing
 

COVID-19, Cold & Flu Clinic

Stevenson Memorial Hospital has opened a COVID-19, Cold & Flu Clinic in partnership with community physicians. The Clinic is available for anyone who is experiencing mild to moderate or worsening symptoms of COVID-19 or flu who would like to receive in-person care.

Please note that this clinic is not a COVID-19 Assessment Centre for PCR testing.

Possible symptoms may include: 

  • Cough, fever, sore throat, runny nose, sinus pain, loss of taste or smell
  • Other cold or flu symptoms


This Clinic offers access to antivirals (Paxlovid). If you meet eligibility requirements to receive Paxlovid, please call your family physician for more information or call and book an appointment at our Clinic.

Please refer to the province’s antiviral treatment screener to determine if you are at higher risk of severe COVID-19 and may benefit from treatment.

For more information, please refer to the COVID-19 antiviral treatment info sheet.

If your symptoms are severe, including severe difficulty breathing or chest pain (constant tightness) please go to the nearest Emergency Department or call 911.

Individuals are required to book an appointment to access the Clinic.

 

Hours of operation

*New: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 1 – 5 p.m.

*Please note that the Clinic will be closed on Monday, May 23 for the stat holiday.*


How to book an appointment

Please call (249) 501-0383 to book a same-day appointment. Phones will be answered starting at 7 a.m. on operating days.

For safety purposes, we ask that patients stay in their car upon arrival and call the Clinic to inform staff that they have arrived before entering.


COVID-19 Testing

Individuals with COVID-19 symptoms in need of a PCR test who meet the provincial guidelines for eligibility can book an appointment at our COVID-19 Assessment Centre. As of April 11, 2022 eligibility has been expanded to include: 

  • Anyone aged 70 or older;
     
  • Anyone aged 60 or older who have less than three doses of  the COVID-19 vaccine;
     
  • People who are immunocompromised;
     
  • Anyone aged 18 or older who have had less than three doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and have risk conditions (diabetes, heart disease, obesity, chronic respiratory disease, cerebral palsy, kidney disease, liver disease, intellectual disability);
     
  • Others at high risk of severe disease who may be eligible for COVID-19 treatment if they tested positive;
     
  • Individuals who are pregnant; 
     
  • Patient-facing healthcare workers;
     
  • Staff, residents, essential care providers, and visitors in hospitals and congregate living settings, including long-term care, retirement homes, First Nation elder care lodges, group homes, shelters, hospices, temporary foreign worker settings, and correctional institutions;
     
  • Household members of workers in high-risk settings (i.e. hospital, LTC, retirement homes, congregate living settings, shelters, hospices, group homes, First Nation elder care lodges, correctional institutions);


       Please refer to the full list of criteria for more information. 

 

SMH will continue to provide tests to individuals prior to a scheduled surgery. Please note that positive rapid antigen tests will no longer require PCR confirmation.

Testing for asymptomatic contacts of cases is generally no longer recommended, except for high-risk contacts/individuals that are part of confirmed or suspected outbreaks in high-risk settings, as recommended by public health.

Individuals with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are presumed positive and they should follow isolation and/or self-monitoring guidelines.


Hours of operation

*New: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


How to book an appointment

To book a COVID-19 test, please call (249) 501-0383 to book a same-day appointment. Phones will be answered starting at 7 a.m. on operating days.

When coming to our COVID-19 Assessment Centre for a test, please have your health card ready. 


How do I find out my results?
You can find your COVID-19 test results by visiting the province’s website

Our Infection Prevention & Control Officer will contact you directly, as well as your local Public Health office only if your result is positive.  
If you have not received your results within 7 business days, please call our Health Information Department (705) 435-3377 ext. 1216.